The School of Family Studies and Human Services department participates in the Ph.D. degree program awarded from the College of Human Ecology with a specialization in Applied Family Science. The PhD program in Applied Family Science provides students with the skills to teach, conduct research, and practice in the field. Graduates will be prepared to conduct high-impact research addressing issues and needs relevant to family and relationship health and well-being. Such research findings inform public policy, program development, and build the evidence base.
Requirements: A minimum of 90 credit hours is required. No more than 30 credit hours from a master’s degree may be applied.